Jaykoe is an artist and curator born in London in 1978, of Irish heritage. Prior to graduating from The Cass MA Fine Art programme in 2012, with Distinction, he travelled for one year around the world connecting over thirty cities. After graduating he developed a research travel project, Museum Road Trip, and worked in various locations including Rome, New York, Singapore and Guayaquil. He set up a permanent studio in London in 2017 and co-founded two curatorial projects, Switch and the Peckham International Art Fair (PIAF).
His work has been exhibited in the UK and internationally including Rome Art Week (2018); ‘Filtered’ Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes Gallery, London (2017); Battersea Art Station, Battersea Arts Centre, London (2015); ‘Artists Film’ British Film Institute, London and Singapore Art Fair (2014); ‘Screen City’, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway and ‘Nord Art’, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Germany (2013); ‘Feeling the Pressure’, Rhyl Museum, Wales and ‘KISS THE FUTURE’, Schwartz Gallery, London (2012); ‘VIDEOKILLS’, Homebase, Berlin (2010).
In 2011 he was awarded the Category A Europol Art Prize and his work was selected for the office of the Director of Europol in The Hague. In 2013 he participated in the New Creative Markets Programme (EU Regional Development Fund) culminating in an exhibition, SAMPLED SPACE, at Four Corners Gallery in London. In 2020 his project Culture Move (Sampled History) was awarded Arts Council funding as part of the London Borough of Culture at the Brent Museum and Archives.